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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    A quintessential film noir poster, few images evoke this much tension and atmosphere so effectively as this excellent illustration, holding the viewer in automatic suspense even before entering the theater. Noted as his first and only original screenplay put to film, Raymond Chandler's twisting tale of murder and intrigue brings the popular Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake together for their third foray into the darker side of Hollywood cinema. Already a seasoned writer of the detective genre and considered one of the primary authors of popular hard boiled protagonists, Chandler gained his second Academy Award nomination for his characteristically snappy dialog and complicated storyline, keeping audience members at the edge of their seats throughout this thrilling ride. A great addition to any noir collection, this beautiful poster has minor touchup to the folds, pinholes in the corners and background, a minor tear in the lower left border, and small nicks near the bottom right corner. There is some faint post-restoration smudging in the bottom border. Very Fine- on Linen.


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